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dig dig dig. all. stories on. the u.n. security council. peaceful nuclear program at the. u.s. moves to isolate the islamic republic. republican presidential candidate.
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against russia but faces criticism. that. he was a fundamentally unreliable witness. broadcasting live from our studios in central moscow this is your top story the most open push yet for military intervention in syria came this week proposed by turkey has requested security for refugee camps inside the country which would lead to foreign forces guarding the camps while they're protected by a no fly zone but the idea of the security council member states expressed strong
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reservations about militarizing a humanitarian effort britain and france warned they could completely bypass the un if the conflict meanwhile the new international envoy to syria. said. any intervention would end all peace efforts professor paul sheldon foote from california state university fullerton believes that for some it's not about ending the violence. that's a pretext it's still another way to divide and take over the country years seeing the united nations as your vehicle their playbook worked in libya they want to try the same playbook and no it doesn't work anymore well there is no desire. where near a negotiated settlement the old purpose of this exercise is to make sure that there is no competition in the middle east for life or even searches by way of syria iran and other places i think that people in the west to be very happy that ended up with a massive civil war and a breakup of their country is the lack of competition of life where. they claim
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that they care one bit about humanitarian concerns as it is a gross war two more bomb blasts have had to mask is going off almost simultaneously near the headquarters of the joint chiefs of staff state t.v. says four people were injured in the explosions the number of bomb attacks some of which have been claimed by al qaeda have grown sharply in recent months they are said to be sowing panic among residents of the capital and across the country fuelling the exodus of refugees and artie's policy or reports what they find when they escape often makes them wish they'd never left. exhausted and drained there's not much for these refugees to do besides swelter under the scorching desert sun sheltering from the vine and spec home in syria they walked for days in the heat to get here and so they come in numbers and under the wire not one person here has gone through the official boards in state depending on the level of violence in syria as many as a thousand people each day
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a feeling of cross into jordan that picked up from the border by the jordanian police and brought here to the scamp. and now a man doesn't know what to do with them the country is struggling with few natural resources little water and is in need of foreign aid their growing number is putting pressure on in a way the refugee way republic we can close on the faces of the refugees we have to help syria is like a sister to jordan and king abdullah and president assad friends now king is in a very difficult situation has a direct impact. relations between a man in damascus are already strained a number of defected soldiers and senior officers are being sheltered in the kingdom the most high profile refugee was the prime minister riyad hitch up who fled to turkey through jordan earlier this month and then that the tribes who fearing massive amounts of weapons ammunition and sniper rifles to syria from jordan saudi arabia is promising economic assistance in exchange for months
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cooperation but it could backfire armenia. if there is regime change in syria and the extremists come to power. problems for jordan where we have our own extremists far more flexible. and so now jordan faces the backlash of a conflict which some in the country have helped to escalate meanwhile more than one hundred fifty thousand refugees remain stuck on its borders and what's supposed to be a safe enclave but we food is hard to come by toilets case and not enough tends to go around leaving some to the mercy of harsh desert conditions. the atmosphere here is so. mysterious you die quickly but here we are dying a slow death i wish now i never left to come here. jordan narrowly escaped a wave of uprisings that swept the arab world it says it's getting reforms in place bash caught between both sides it might not be enough to stop the serious shockwave
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however that conflict in. zante refugee camp on the jordanian syrian border with the pressure on syria piling up france is increasingly being seen as a leader of the west's efforts against assad but director of the french center for intelligence studies eric denise says french policies on syria depend on a steady stream of one sided reporting. i would say we don't really have. the time being i mean the mainstream in paris is in motion everything is about emotion we are absolutely end of the disinformation of movies. and then i read that and the people are reacting only with motion we don't have a nice good reflection about jill politics and the room we have to be in in the middle east even if the political leaders that change you know a few months ago most of the scene with most of the diplomatic teams the same
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princes know the new luxury of the u.s. like the u.k. has always been this is where the. good between us and france because we are doing their. selective reporting however isn't just limited to france earlier this week there was another glaring example a story about how rebels were caught using a blindfolded prisoner as an unwitting suicide bomber disappears from the mainstream airwaves the latest in a series of such reports that were quickly shelved see that next hour right here on our to. also with us begins publishing millions of leaked syrian government e-mails and blasts what he calls the transit national surveillance empire that is taking over the developing world. iran's nuclear ambitions have won some powerful backing as one hundred twenty countries voiced their approval of peaceful atomic research in the country this was the key point in a unanimously adopted resolution that wrapped up a nonaligned movement summit in tehran the us and israel have been left reeling by
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the success of the gathering that comes as a new i report suggested iran has significantly enhanced its nuclear capacity but the document was rejected by tehran as politically motivated there was another blow for israel and its western allies when the un chief ban ki moon attended the summit he condemned of their persistent aggressive rhetoric and threats of a strike on iran mohammad marandi a professor at the university of tehran says it's ironic that the u.s. has forced iran to launch an atomic program. the iranians first of all they believe that they have the inherent right according to the nuclear nonproliferation treaty that they have the right to have a nuclear program so long as it's for peaceful purposes as is now accepted international law the united states and israel to to a large extent are terribly embarrassed about the fact that the nonaligned movement summit has gone off as a tremendous success the. a in many ways is part of what the leader in iran called the overt dictatorship of the united nations that is to say that the i.a.e.a.
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is always led by us produced think tank individuals like eldora di or his predecessors who will inevitably execute the agenda of the western powers regardless of whether that contravenes international law iran plans to return its oil exports to the levels they were out before july ban and in achieving that tehran expects help from its engine partners japan india and china have been regular customers of iranian crude despite the current sanctions author and a journalist believes the nonaligned movement summit has shown the world real feelings towards iran the united states and nature do not want any of or. to remain with. nations it's a great pity and i do hope those companies as major capitals will get increasingly moved frightened by what is happening as the global said comes closer together in
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their attempts to trade with through what is basic western a germany they have views regarding any type of peace in the middle east hold famo sway than any here imposed views from london washington to brussels and i suppose the way that they react is by not covering it in the mainstream media as much. still ahead for you later this hour she was killed on purpose are to hear from a witness to the death of u.s. activist rachel corrie who was killed by an israeli army bulldozer a court controversially cleared the military of any blame plus. r.j. explores the reasons behind an unprecedented rise of islamic extremism in russia following a series of assassinations of moderate muslim clerics. mitt romney officially accepted the republican party's nomination as presidential candidate this week as he did so he slammed his rival barack obama saying his handling of foreign affairs
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was poor romney said a much tougher stance must be taken toward some countries including russia but critics have questioned much of what was said. comments. mitt romney is now officially barack obama's opponent for the white house and he's talking tough throwing rocks well verbal rocks not only the president but also nations at the republican convention where he accepted his nomination mr romney did not fail to once again highlight his any masorti towards russia he criticized the president for not being hard enough in his view on russia when it comes to missile defense mitt romney says under his administration quote mr putin will see less flexibility and more backbone end of quote and of course that adds up to his earlier statements that russia is america's number one geopolitical enemy and that they need to reset the reset that's actually what he says on his website as part of mitt romney's foreign policy agenda so yes
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a lot of tough talk i heard experts say that's how mitt romney makes up for a lack of charisma what's interesting about the backbone comment is that mitt romney himself is often characterized as lacking the backbone as he has flip flopped on so many issues like abortion he was for abortion before he was against it or illegal immigration he was for giving them legal status that he was for deporting them mitt romney is flip flops have been widely discussed they've become an endless source of inspiration for comedians this is this is a joke from the tonight show with jay leno it says actually mitt romney and hurricane isaac have something in common they can both change directions that any moment and another comedian goes obama is like you can be whatever you want to be while romney is like i can be whatever you want me to be there are tons of jokes about mitt romney and his backbone issues apparently one way of showing some
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backbone for him is this kind of tough talk full of threats we'll see how far it will take him in this november election. meanwhile in charlotte north carolina hundreds of occupy demonstrators took to the streets ahead of the democratic national convention protesters are marching through the city's business districts chanting slogans and holding up signs decrying corporate influence on u.s. politics and the democratic convention is set to open in the city later on monday earlier demonstrations gathered in tampa during the republican national convention but the turnout was less than expected due to hurricane isaac that passed through florida. and u.k. court has shattered the hopes and of the reputation of russia itself exiled tycoon boris berezovsky his high stakes lawsuit against billionaire compatriot a roman abramovich was dismissed in one of the most expensive cases in british legal history or smith is in london and has the story for us. the final verdict in this case found against bodies which means that he won't receive
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a cent of the more than five point six billion dollars that he was asking for for. what i want to promote himself was not in court but his old scheme was he a really very upbeat saying that he had full confidence in the british legal system but once the verdict was being read he held his head in his hands and as he was leaving he appears to have lost confidence in the british legal system now this is a case that has opened up all the viewing of the general public the murky world of russia's mega rich and what they got up to back in the one nine hundred ninety s. the wild east as we called it back that we're talking about used to have sums of money offshore bank accounts elicit payments made between people often in massive sums of cash. or of kools five star hotels ski resorts and enormous business deals done only on the strength of a handshake with new documentation which of course is made this case
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a very difficult one to judge it's brought to school building billion ads along with their own megger expensive lawyers and bodyguards who walked around this course area in their shades in a menacing way but he spread his old ski says that he was done out of billions of dollars when he says that i'm over it intimidates him into selling shares in russian metals and oil companies for a fraction of what they were but abramovich says that in fact. whenever business partners that he was making payments to better but they were only for political protection. roof in russian but as he wanted five point six billion dollars on top of the one point two billion that he received back in two thousand and two from that this is been one of the biggest civil trials ever held in british legal history it's been. hundreds and resulted in millions. of legal so we've had
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the results of this case no win this time around but we may see more cases. of that mega rich court battle over billions in london might not go down so well in crisis hit spain where one in four is now out of work according to the latest figures from your expert opinion more on that in just a minute. and two hundred years after a battle when russia fought against the invasion of the poem in. the class. a defeat for justice that's how a u.n. official branded the verdict by an israeli court clearing the military of any blame for the death of u.s. activist rachel corrie she was run over by an army bowled over bulldozer in two thousand and three the twenty three year old was taking part in a protest against the demolition of palestinian homes in gaza but the judge ruled it was an accident brought on by cory's own actions human rights groups have
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criticized the decision fearing the case sets a dangerous precedent that will allow israel's defense. with impunity. journalist dale with. claims sure the driver killed her on purpose. just pointing out on the basis of what i saw on that day in two thousand and three. knox that in my view i told the coach and as i told the. bulldozer driver. drive up. before he got to rachel during which time he must have been able to see. both that took place just before she was crushed and she was on the mound of trying to escape so in my mind it's absolutely no doubt that he would have seen i'm. going to treat. such crimes and that culture.
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fortunately sometimes. attacks by radical muslims on moderate islamic leaders in russia have been on the rise recently prompting fears of a surge in extremism and influential she was killed today in the when a female suicide bomber entered the cleric's home disguised as a pilgrim and blew itself up this comes after a double assault on moderate muslim figures in central russia in july or to go to peace going off found out where the roots of extremism are leading. the trip to work that turned to tragedy stan's had moved he was driving when a series of blasts threw him from his car the man who's been openly against the spread of radical ideas among believers survived to find out his deputy was shot dead in another part of town investigators still don't know the exact motivation behind the attack but the spotlights now on the other stun most people here are muslim and that gets mentioned more and more when it comes to the spread of radical
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islam in washington yes some of the local muslim community are financed by arab families from states where as an official religion on the got the money has to be worked off and they demand the ideology spread. like a business is one of the most fundamental branches of islam it strongly advocated in saudi arabia which backs it up with billions of dollars of support across the muslim world its followers often oppose all other religions sometimes even calling for jihad holy war against them but a business or any other radical movement of us lot of course not part of the official religion here but i thought they say different ideas often taught in smaller mosques hidden from the mainstream. like this one form a boiler house rebuilt into a mosque in one of gazans many apartment blocks the art it's the mom's denying being radical but admit they do not support their stance official branches of islam . we don't divide brother muslims and there can be no radicalism no
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terrorism these are words only used by prove a kidders who want to discredit as. we were told here believers are taught sincerely and equality there are no longer up held in modern society. justice can only be achieved through. some one sense islam is the only thing that way of life and social order that called radical extremist and what's the punishment for stealing the hand is. not the kind of punishment you'd find in russia's criminal court nevertheless such ideas are reportedly gaining more support among young muslims for some experts it could be partly to blame on how the list of banned extremist literature was thrown together. often in books by classical world famous author is a bad. prophet muhammad saying how can we expect muslims to react course
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the radicals use this to gain influence. of course start their stand is along we from becoming engulfed by the worst of the radical islam how the state reacts to the spread of extremism is now keep the wrong means only reversing the situation you go to school of r g. many other stories on our website dot com. and the eleven year old girl from pakistan who allegedly falls victim to any mom who is accused of trying to frame her for blasphemy. plus. insurance company to try to wriggle out of millions of dollars worth of payments for the damage caused by the summer's record breaking drought. and thousands take to the streets of the first sanctioned opposition rally in months to demand democratic reforms and the release of a prominent human rights act of. meat
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. the latest unemployment figures for the eurozone put it at a record eighteen million in july and that's more than ten percent the highest jobless rate since one thousand nine hundred five the worst affected country is spain where a quarter of the population is now out of work journalist and author miguel on home says the current economic policy isn't bringing a resolution of the crisis any closer we haven't really tackled a problem with the eurozone we just have a program of austerity for all the different countries to reduce the deficit debt is certainly not and also is not working he says stifling growth which is an even worse problem and we are in the midst of a recession set in the hearings fein and very soon in many other european countries
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so unless we have a clear idea of how to reform the euro now we are not in detroit but it's not just the economic crisis it's also the economic policies. he said it is now performing a very harsh agenda of a study to cats and that he's actually biting all sectors of his funny economy and the problem is that he's not working he's not bringing down the deficit which is the main targets and then as i say he's damaging all the aspects of spain's economy will have more on the eurozone crisis next hour including. german chancellor angela merkel's attempts to tap china's financial wealth to help shore up with the struggling euro zone. and it's time to take a look at some other stories making headlines around the world for you this hour. at least fourteen civilians have been killed in a u.s. drone strike near the town of southern yemen local tribesmen say women and children are among the victims military officials claim the airstrikes were based on
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incorrect intelligence as the targets were thought to be on to islamist militants recent drone strikes are part of a joint u.s. and yemeni government's campaign against al qaeda in the country. hundreds of buddhist monks took to the streets of myanmar second largest city in mandalay on saturday they gathered in support of government plans to deport or move to camps the muslim minority living in the country the idea came after a recent outbreak of sectarian violence in the west of myanmar which left almost ninety people dead according to the un muslims are one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. a. controversial south korean preacher young moon has died he was ninety two in seoul moon was the founder of the unification church which he turned into a worldwide movement the church gained notoriety for alleged brainwashing and the
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mass weddings of followers critics accuse him of profiteering through the church after he created a business empire that included arms factories and publishing ventures. an epic event of the past has been brought back to life in russia thousands of actors in historic uniforms have recreated the battle of board you know which russian soldiers fought the invasion of napoleon exactly two centuries ago as more from the front line. battle is raging here at the field of bora deano to the west of moscow the french and the russians have squared up a cannons are blasting the infantry is squaring up and the cavalry is preparing to charge and the reenactment of the climactic battle of napoleon's invasion of russia two hundred years before cousens of people have turned out to see this reenactments and reenact as a coming both for russia and all the way from france and germany to take part really all of this on the scale of
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a hollywood film all the people here getting just a part of the experience of what it was like to be present at that great historical moment probably and marched into russia in one thousand told with what was then the largest army ever assembled he intended to make imperial russia soon for peace and so become master of europe but it was here at this point to the west of moscow that the russians decided to stand and fight the result being an enormous long and brutal swarming much of a battle the french guns pounded the russian lines all day rather like this but the russians failed to break they stood their ground the next day they were forced to retire from the field having lost so many men and polian took moscow but he wasn't able to keep it within two years not only of the polian failed to make imperial russia super peacekeepers the russian army that was marching into paris. back with
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